A vigorous five mile walk will do more

A vigorous five-mile walk will do more good for an unhappy but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine and psychology in the world.  ~Paul Dudley White

This morning prompted by increasing concerns about

This morning, prompted by increasing concerns about terrorism, oil prices reached a record high as the cost of a barrel of crude is a whopping $44.34.  Wow, it seems shocking that a product of finite supply gets more expensive the more we use it.  Now the terror alert means higher oil prices, which oddly enough means higher profits for oil companies giving them more money to give to politicians whose policies may favor the oil companies such as raising the terror alert level.  As Simba once told us: "It’s the circle of life."  ~Jon Stewart

We all know how the size of

We all know how the size of sums of money appears to vary in a remarkable way according as they are being paid in or paid out.  ~Julian Huxley

It puzzles me how they know what

It puzzles me how they know what corners are good for filling stations.  Just how did they know gas and oil was under there?  ~Dizzy Dean

Man is the animal that intends to

Man is the animal that intends to shoot himself out into interplanetary space, after having given up on the problem of an efficient way to get himself five miles to work and back each day.  ~Bill Vaughan